Geoff Schwartz
G #74
Height:
6-6
Weight:
340
College:
Oregon
Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA
Experience:
7

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a 7th round (241st pick overall) draft choice by the Carolina Panthers in 2008…Waived by Carolina on Aug. 31, 2008…Signed to Carolina’s active roster on Jan. 28, 2009…Signed by the Minnesota Vikings on March 21, 2012…Signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on March 15, 2013…Signed by the Giants on March 12, 2014.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Schwartz has played in 63 regular-season games with 28 starts and in 2 postseason games with 1 start…Has started at both guard and tackle in the NFL.
TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a 7th round (241st pick overall) draft choice by the Carolina Panthers in 2008…Waived by Carolina on Aug. 31, 2008…Signed to Carolina’s active roster on Jan. 28, 2009…Signed by the Minnesota Vikings on March 21, 2012…Signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on March 15, 2013…Signed by the Giants on March 12, 2014.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Schwartz has played in 63 regular-season games with 28 starts and in 2 postseason games with 1 start…Has started at both guard and tackle in the NFL.
-    In 2014, Schwartz started both games in which he played at right guard – vs. Dallas (11/23) and at Jacksonville (11/30)…Suffered a dislocated toe in a preseason game at the Jets (8/22) and was placed on injured reserve/designated for return…Activated on Nov. 17…Suffered a season-ending ankle injury vs. the Jaguars and was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 2.
-    In 2013, played in all 16 regular-season games with 7 starts in his only season in Kansas City…Schwartz started 6 games at right guard and 1 at left guard…He also started Kansas City’s AFC Wild Card loss in Indianapolis at right guard…Schwartz’s blocking helped Jamaal Charles rush for 1,287 yards and earn a Pro Bowl berth.
-    In 2012, played in 13 games for the Vikings…Was active but did not play vs. Jacksonville (9/9), at Indianapolis (9/16) and vs. San Francisco (9/23)…Contributed on an offensive line that helped Adrian Peterson rush for 2,097 yards, just 9 short of breaking Eric Dickerson’s NFL single-season record of 2,105.
-    In 2011, spent the entire season on Carolina’s injured reserve list with a hip injury he suffered in training camp.
-    In 2010, Schwartz started all 16 games for the Panthers, 5 at right tackle and the final 11
at right guard.
-    In 2009, he played in all 16 games with 3 starts at right tackle in the season’s final 3 games in his 1st NFL season.
-    In 2008, Schwartz spent the entire season on the Panthers practice squad after being released by the team following training camp.

COLLEGE:
-    Schwartz played in 41 games with 36 starts at Oregon…Named 2nd-team All-Pac 10 following his senior season in 2007, when he helped the Ducks lead the Pac-10 in rushing for the 2nd consecutive season ... Played in 12 games with 11 starts as a junior in 2006 and started all 12 games at right tackle as a sophomore the previous year…Caught a 2-point conversion pass against Montana.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Hosted the Strike Out HD (Huntington’s disease) bowling tournament in Manhattan…Visited with Wounded Warriors at HUMC Fitness and Wellness Center on Veterans Day…Served as host of the Taste of the Giants event, participating in a cook off with teammate Stevie Brown…Attended the Jay Fund’s annual Champions for Children Gala in New York City…Greeted fans and signed autographs at the Giants 2014 Draft Party at MetLife Stadium.

PERSONAL:
-    Married, Meredith…They have a son, Alex…Geoff and Meredith were married 3 days before he agreed to terms with the Giants…Majored in political science…Starred at Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles, where he was a starting center on the basketball team and pitched on the baseball team…His brother, Mitchell, plays tackle for the Cleveland Browns…When he was with the Panthers, Schwartz served as pitching coach at Fort Mill High School in South Carolina.
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 74 39
2015 NYG 11 11
2014 NYG 2 2
2013 KC 16 7
2012 MIN 13 0
2010 CAR 16 16
2009 CAR 16 3

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